The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 104 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.99% 1.40% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.46% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 18
Average salary £62,500 £67,500 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Solutions Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1642 1707 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.74% 95.90% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1352 1342
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cheshire region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 3 £60,000 -
Warrington +1 2 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Chester 0 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Knutsford -7 1 £62,500 +4.16%
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (29.17%) TOGAF
4 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.75%) Web Services
6 8 (16.67%) Migration
6 8 (16.67%) Retail
7 7 (14.58%) Banking
7 7 (14.58%) Web Development
7 7 (14.58%) Big Data
7 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.58%) .NET
7 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
7 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.58%) Citrix
7 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
8 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.50%) Middleware
8 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
9 5 (10.42%) Degree
9 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (10.42%) VMware
9 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
10 4 (8.33%) Java
10 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Route 53
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Wireless
2 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.58%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
3 7 (14.58%) Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (4.17%) Law
8 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 7 (14.58%) .NET
3 6 (12.50%) Middleware
4 2 (4.17%) WSDL
4 2 (4.17%) J2EE
4 2 (4.17%) EJB
4 2 (4.17%) JSP
4 2 (4.17%) Servlets
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) SCADA
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Life Science
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Telematics
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) VME
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (29.17%) TOGAF
3 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
5 7 (14.58%) Web Development
6 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.33%) SABSA
7 4 (8.33%) DevOps
7 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Wealth Management
8 3 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) COBOL
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) GxP
2 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (2.08%) GMP
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) XenApp
2 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.17%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Citrix
2 5 (10.42%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Siebel
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) EMC
4 3 (6.25%) NetApp
4 3 (6.25%) ICL
4 3 (6.25%) Fujitsu
5 2 (4.17%) AppSense
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) Google
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago